Deer Lodge is a quiet, peaceful town these days, and the Old Montana Prison Complex is a fascinating place filled with local history. However, that wasn’t always the case. The prison was once home to the deadliest riot in state history, and it’s housed some of the nation’s deadliest criminals.
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